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Complete Shutdown In IOK Against Killings

Complete shutdown is being observed in occupied Kashmir today against surge in killings and other grave human rights violations by Indian troops in territory.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq appealed to the world community to take effective steps for settlement of Kashmir dispute in accordance with aspirations of Kashmiri people.

Addressing a public gathering in Srinagar, he also urged for measures to stop genocide of Kashmiris by Indian troops in the occupied valley.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said Indian troops enjoying unbridled powers under black laws have been involved in the killing of innocent Kashmiris on one pretext or the other on daily basis.